Sara Gran Interviewed

Sara Gran Interviewed

Sara Gran Interviewed Q: A quote from one of Claire’s favorite books reads “Detectives aren’t made, they’re born; a detective only needs to somehow be shown his true nature.” In The Infinite Blacktop, you go back to Claire’s childhood, her troubled home life, and the detective stories that brought her and her friends together. With […]

There’s Something About Harry: A Look into Jim Butcher’s Character Harry Dresden

There’s Something About Harry Jim Butcher talks about the evolution of his character Harry Dresden           New York Times best-selling novelist Jim Butcher hates telling people no. That’s why he’s written a dozen different short stories for a dozen different anthologies featuring his famous creation Harry Dresden, the protagonist of The Dresden […]

Exclusive Interview with Wilbur Smith

An Exclusive Interview with Wilbur Smith

An Exclusive Interview with Wilbur Smith Wilbur Smith is an acclaimed South African author who writes historical fiction about South Africa and its relations with the rest of the world. Your books have sold a collective 130 million copies worldwide. What is the secret to writing a book that readers from any culture can enjoy? […]

Interview with A.J. Finn

Interview with A.J. Finn

What was the inspiration behind The Woman in the Window? Growing up, I gorged myself on Agatha Christie, the Hardy Boys, and Ellen Raskin’s murder mystery The Westing Game; later, during my teen years, I dove headfirst into Patricia Highsmith, Graham Greene, and Ruth Rendell. As a doctoral student at Oxford, I focused on detective […]

Q&A with Joan Hess and Barbara Rosenblat

Q&A with Joan Hess and Barbara Rosenblat   At long last The Painted Queen, the twentieth and final novel in the beloved Amelia Peabody series, will be published on July 25th, 2017.  The Painted Queen was begun by author and Egyptologist Barbara Mertz (writing under the pen name Elizabeth Peters) before her death in 2013, […]

J.A. Jance Interviewed

J.A. Jance Interviewed Proof Of Life by J. A. Jance brings back retired detective J. P. Beaumont. The difference between these novels and the other series Jance writes is that these blend sarcastic humor within the mystery. Now retired Beaumont (Beau) searches for something to keep him busy. But thanks to his longtime nemesis, Seattle […]

Interview with Kyle Mills

Interview with Kyle Mills As in The Third Option, Enemy Of The State’s plot has Mitch Rapp going somewhat rogue. He is asked by the president to perform a mission that is completely off the books, tracking down, interrogating, and killing members of the Saudi royal family who appear to be working with ISIS. Although […]

A Conversation with Sandra Brown

A Conversation with Sandra Brown

A Conversation with Sandra Brown Seeing Red by Sandra Brown is an intriguing story about redemption and second chances intertwined within a “who done it” mystery. The complexity of the plot originates with the lies and deceit. Twenty-five years ago, a bombing at the Pegasus, a Dallas hotel, leaves 98 dead and 197 wounded. An […]

A Conversation with Asa Avdic

A Conversation with Asa Avdic

A Conversation with Asa Avdic How would you describe The Dying Game? I struggled for a long time to find the right words for what kind of book The Dying Game is, because to me it’s just a story I had in my head that I wrote down. I had to find a way to […]

Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr When Simon & Schuster asked Judith Curr to set up a new imprint within the company, no one could have foreseen the meteoric success that the upstart Atria Books would enjoy almost immediately after launching in 2002. Now home to authors including Vince Flynn, Isabel Allende, and Kevin Hart, Atria has […]

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills   OS: Where Dead Men Meet is a thrilling ride through Europe on the cusp of World War Two, and as I was reading, it struck me that you’ve regularly returned to the first half of the twentieth century in your books, portraying it always in a wonderfully authentic way. […]